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For interviews and further information on the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, please contact Ms. Caroline Cyr at 450 679-7021, ext. 8609.

For general enquiries and promotional material requests, please contact Ms. Lynda Laplante at 450 679-7021, ext. 8953.

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24-07-2014   
Could Maple Syrup be a Better Choice in Controlling Blood Sugar?

There is more good news about pure maple syrup. Researchers from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Japan joined together on March 16th at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in Dallas, Texas, for a full-day symposium devoted to a number of studies that examined potential new health benefits found in maple syrup and other natural sweeteners.


Document  Could Maple Syrup be a Better Choice


13-06-2014   
A very good maple syrup harvest for the 2014 season

Quebec's maple syrup producers had a very good harvest for the 2014 season, but their patience was stretched thin due to the cold weather that persisted in early spring.


Document  A very good maple syrup harvest for the 2014 season


13-05-2014   
NAPSI-Certified maple water expands reach in North America

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers is proud to announce that consumers in North America will now be able to enjoy NAPSI-certified pure maple water, which ensures consumers get the authentic sugar bush experience, unique to maple trees.


Document  2014-NAPSI certified maple water expands reach


17-04-2014   
Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers seizes maple syrup

On Wednesday, April 16, with permission from the Court, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) legally ordered the seizure before judgment of maple syrup produced by several businesses located in Estrie and Beauce regions.


Document  2014-Seizes maple syrup


25-03-2014   
2014 - Maple Syrup Suggested Effective in Obesity Prevention in Joint Study

Tokyo, March 25, 2014 - The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (Quebec, Canada) announced today that in a second study to evaluate the health functions of maple syrup using nutrigenomics (gene expression analysis)*, entrusted to Dr. Keiko Abe, Professor Emeritus at the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, and the project leader at the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, a liver gene expression analysis using a mouse model of type 2 diabetes mellitus suggested that maple syrup from Canada might increase the expression of chaperones, which help protein folding to suppress the accumulation of incomplete proteins, which in turn can lead to the prevention of obesity.


Document  2014 - Maple Syrup Suggested Effective in Obesity Prevention in Joint Study


03-02-2014   
2014 - Tours de l'érable

To promote the fact that sports and eating delicious and nutritious maple products go hand in hand,  Les Produits d’érable du Québec are launching the Tours de l'érable. This annual event takes place in Quebec's North Shore region on May 17 and 18, and kicks off the Fédération québécoise des sports cyclistes (FQSC) 2014 cyclosportive season. Combining sports and gourmet foods, the event is for foodies, fitness enthusiasts and the whole family.


Document  2014 - Tours de l'érable


03-02-2014   
2014 - Teaching Workshops to Local Schools

In an effort to contribute to the quality education of Quebec's youth, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) is providing elementary school teachers with an educational program on maple, which has been designed to comply with the requirements of the Ministère québécois de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport (Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports). In addition to this program, the FPAQ has created an instructive interactive activity for elementary school students in Quebec.


Document  2014 - Teaching Workshops to Local Schools


03-02-2014   
2014 - Maple Masters

Les Produits d’érable du Québec welcomes 11 new talented artisans and chefs to their prestigious group of 100 Maple Masters in 2014. The Maple Masters, who come from all corners of Quebec, demonstrate the thousands of culinary and gastronomic possibilities that maple products offer throughout the year.


Document  2014 - Maple Masters


03-12-2013   
The 2013 winners of the "Maple Water, Fish and Seafood"
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) along with Pierre Résimont, chef-owner of the two-Michelin-starred restaurant L'Eau Vive in Belgium and honorary president of the sixth Maple Gourmet Road contest for Maple Masters, are pleased to reveal the three winners with the best creations combining maple water, fish and/or seafood, the theme for this year's contest.
Document  The 2013 winners of the "Maple Water, Fish and Seafood"


18-10-2013   
The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers unveils its new factory warehouse

Today, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) officially opened its new factory warehouse for the Global Strategic Maple Reserve, a facility found nowhere else in the world. The Reserve enables maple producers to better mitigate the risks brought about by adverse weather conditions.
The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and Deputy Premier of Quebec, François Gendron, was present for the unveiling along with Sylvie Roy, MNA for Arthabaska, and the Mayor of Laurierville, Marc Simoneau. Members of the Conseil de l’industrie de l’érable, the association representing all bulk maple syrup purchasers, were also in attendance.


Document  The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers unveils its new factory warehouse


Consult our archives


2014-06-13
A very good maple syrup harvest for the 2014 season

Sirop d'érable / A very good maple syrup harvest for the 2014 season
  Poster
2013-12-03
The 2013 winners of the "Maple Water, Fish and Seafood"

Sirop d'érable / The 2013 winners of the "Maple Water, Fish and Seafood"
  Press release
2008-12-02
Winners of the first culinary competition featuring Créatifs de l'érable

Sirop d'érable / Winners of the first culinary competition featuring Créatifs de l'érable
  Poster
2008-11-19
Holiday-theme maple syrup can_2008

Sirop d'érable / Holiday-theme maple syrup can_2008
  Poster
2008-04-03
Maple Season in Japan - A popular annual happening

Sirop d'érable / Maple Season in Japan - A popular annual happening
  Poster
2008-04-03
First Cooking Contest Featuring Maple Products

Sirop d'érable / First Cooking Contest Featuring Maple Products
  Poster
2008-04-02
Maple Syrup as a Source of Antioxidants

Sirop d'érable / Maple Syrup as a Source of Antioxidants
  Poster
2008-04-02
Maple Syrup Continues Worldwide Ascent

Sirop d'érable / Maple Syrup Continues Worldwide Ascent
  Poster
2008-04-02
The Maple Route : Now Across Québec!

Sirop d'érable / The Maple Route : Now Across Québec!
  Poster